Horarium
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Thursday, March 30, 7PM

    “How to Be Happy: Virtue and the Path of Human Happiness”

    Prof. Thomas Hibbs (Baylor)

    Wilson Hall 126, Vanderbilt University

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and University Catholic

  • Thursday, March 30 - Friday, April 7

    Registration for Fall 2017 Classes

  • Saturday, April 1, 12:30 PM

    “What Are Natural Rights? (Are There Any?)”

    Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P. (PFIC), Prof. Charles Kesler (Claremont McKenna), Prof. Nigel Biggar (Oxford), Sherif Girgis (author), Chad Pecknold (CUA), Adrian Vermeule (Harvard Law)

    The Catholic Center at NYU

    Co-sponsored by Notre Dame University

  • Monday, April 3, 5:30 PM

    “Thomism of the Body: JPII’s Anthropology of Marriage & Sexuality”

    Fr. Thomas Petri, O.P. (PFIC)

    0015 Westbrook, Duke University

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute

  • Monday, April 3, 7 PM

    “The Goodness of God & The Evil in Our World”

    Prof. Gloria Thomas (University of St. Thomas)

    Petteruti Lounge, Brown University

    Thomistic Institute lecture hosted by the Brown-RISD Catholic Community

  • Tuesday, April 4, 7 PM

    “Religious Freedom and the Common Good”

    Prof. Nicholas J. Healy, Jr. (Pontifical JPII Institute

    Charles Commons, Johns Hopkins University

    Sponsored by the Hopkins Thomistic Institute and the Hopkins Dialectic

  • Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 PM

    “What Is Politics About Anyway? Aquinas on the Common Good”

    Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, OP (PFIC)

    St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish, Charlottesville

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish.

  • Friday-Saturday, April 7-8

    “Thomism, Post-Liberal Theology, and Postmodernity”

    A conference in honor of Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia, O.P.

    Augustine DiNoia, OP (CDF), Bruce Marshall (SMU), Michael Root (CUA), James Buckley (LMU), Chad Pecknold (CUA), Frederick Bauerschmidt (LMU), Gary Culpepper (Providence)

  • Wednesday, April 12

    Administrative Friday (Friday Classes Held; No Wednesday Classes)

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Thursday, April 13

    Holy Thursday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, April 14

    Good Friday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, April 17

    Easter Monday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, April 18

    Annual Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Reston National Golf Course

  • Saturday, April 22

    Seventh Annual Dominican Spring Gala

    Cloister of the Dominican House of Studies

  • Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, April 28

    Classes End

  • Monday, May 1

    Reading Day

  • Tuesday, May 2 - Friday, May 5

    Final Exam Week

  • Friday, May 5

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, May 8 - Friday, May 12

    Special Exams Week

  • Friday, May 12

    Commencement

    5 p.m. Priory Chapel (Invitation Only)

  • Saturday, May 20

    Priesthood Ordinations

    PFIC Offices & Library Closed

  • Monday, May 29

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, May 30

    Summer Session Begins

  • Monday, August 28

    Classes Begin and Library Opens

    3:15 PM - New Student Orientation, Aquin Hall

    5 PM - Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit, DHS Chapel

  • Monday, September 4

    Labor Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, September 8

    Last Day to Add or Drop Courses

  • Monday, October 9

    Columbus Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, October 10

    Administrative Monday (Monday Classes Held, No Tuesday Classes)

  • Friday, October 13

    Midterm:

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with 50% Refund

Administration

Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O. P.
President of the Pontifical Faculty
Assistant Professor,
Church History

B.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. Thomas Petri, O. P.
Vice President and Academic Dean
Assistant Professor,
Moral Theology and Pastoral Studies

B.A., Pontifical College Josephinum
S.T.B., University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Faculty

Full Professors

Rev. Joseph Alobaidi, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., University of Baghdad
L.Phil., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
S.T.L., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute

 

Rev. Steven C. Boguslawski, O. P.
Sacred Scripture (on leave)

B.A., Providence College
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.M., Yale Divinity School
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

 

Rev. Basil B. Cole, O. P.
Moral, Spiritual, and Systematic Theology

B.S., University of San Francisco
B.Ph., St. Albert’s College, Oakland
S.T.L., S.T.Lr., Le Saulchoir, France
S.T.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

 

Dr. Gregory LaNave
Systematic Theology

B.A., St. John’s College, Sante Fe, N.M.
M.A., St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn.
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Rev. Gabriel B. O’Donnell, O. P.
Spiritual Theology

B.A., St. Stephen’s College
M.A., University of Notre Dame
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)
S.T.D., The Teresianum, Rome

 

Associate Professors

Rev. Andrew Hofer, O. P. 
Director of Resident Students (Student Master) 
Patristics and Ancient Languages

B.A., Benedictine College 
M. Litt., University of St. Andrews (Scotland) 
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Rev. Stephen D. Ryan, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
M.A., Providence College
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., Harvard University

 

Rev. Thomas Joseph White, O. P.
Systematic Theology

B.A., Brown University
M.A., Oxford University
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
D.Phil., Theology, Oxford University

 

Assistant Professors

Rev. Timothy Bellamah, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.S., Wake Forest University 
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
Ph.D., École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris

 

Rev. James Brent, O. P. 
Philosophy

B.S., Central Michigan University 
M.A., Wayne State University 
Ph.D., St. Louis University

 

Dr. Brian Carl 
Philosophy

B.A., St. Louis University 
M.A., St. Louis University 
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Rev. Brian P. Chrzastek, O. P.
Philosophy

B.A., University of Virginia
M.S., University of Virginia
M.Div., S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
L.Phil., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago

 

Rev. John D. Corbett, O. P.
Moral Theology (on sabbatical)

B.A., Providence College
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. John Baptist Ku, O. P.
Systematic Theology

B.S., University of Virginia
M.Div./S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.D./Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Rev. Dominic M. Langevin, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.A., Yale University
M.Div., S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland 

 

Rev. Dominic D. F. Legge, O. P. 
Systematic Theology

B.A., Claremont McKenna College 
J.D., Yale Law School 
Ph.L., The Catholic University of America 
M.Div./S.T.B., S.T.L., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception 
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Dr. Jody Vaccaro Lewis
Sacred Scripture and Patrology

B.A., Westminster College
M.A., Kent State University
M.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Instructors

Rev. Anthony Giambrone, O. P.
Sacred Scripture

B.A., Franciscan University
M.A., Mt. St. Mary’s of the West Seminary
S.T.B., M.Div., The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., The Catholic University of America
S.S.L., S.S.B., Pontifical Biblical Commission
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

 

Rev. Aquinas Guilbeau, O. P.
Moral Theology

B.A., St. Joseph Seminary College, Covington, LA
M.Div./M.A., St. John’s Seminary, Boston
S.T.L., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
S.T.D./Ph.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland (candidate)

 

Rev. George P. Schommer, O. P.
Director of Pastoral Formation
Pastoral Studies

B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
M.Div., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

 

Rev. Albert Trudel, O. P.
Registrar
Latin and Medieval Studies

B.A., University of Saskatchewan
M.A., University of Toronto
M.Div., University of St. Michael’s College
L.M.S., Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies
D.Phil., Oxford University

 

Part Time/Adjunct Faculty 

Rev. Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield
Moral and Spiritual Theology

B.A. (Phil.), St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
M.Div., M.A., St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
S.T.L., Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.
S.T.D., Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, Washington, D.C.

 

Sr. Maria Kiely, O.S.B.
Greek

B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., L’Université Laval (Quebec)
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

 

Mrs. Sofia Seguel
Canon Law

B.A., Alberto Hurtado University
S.T.B., Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
S.T.L., Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
J.C.L., Pontifical Gregorian University
J.C.D. (Cand.), The Catholic University of America

 

Dr. Jem Sullivan
Director of Career Placement
Teaching and Learning

B.A., Ateneo University, Manila
M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America